Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Jefferson, 7 November 1800

To George Jefferson

Monticello Nov. 7. 1800.

Dear Sir

In order to replace the money paid by you to Callender & to carry it into my account with the company, I inclose you an order on the company for the sum paid, 50. D. so that his name will not appear on their books. I wish you could have visited us this summer; however what is only deferred is not lost. I am Dr. Sir

Your’s affectionately

Th: Jefferson

PrC (MHi); with enclosure pressed below signature; at foot of text: “Mr. George Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Enclosure: Order dated 7 Nov. 1800 on Gibson & Jefferson to pay George Jefferson $50 for value received (PrC in MHi; written and signed by TJ; at foot of text: “Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson”).

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